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Presley elected president of national group

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has elected Mississippi Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley as the association’s next president. The election was part of organization’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. During his installation speech, he spelled out a yearlong theme: Bridging the Divide, aimed at ensuring that all undeserved communities — including rural areas such as ...

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Timko ‘Proud and Blessed’ for Stennis Space Center experience

Cheryl Timko has a primarily “low-profile” position in NASA’s Stennis Space Center Office of Procurement, but she has a definite front-and-center presence when it comes to promoting cultural diversity and serving as a role model for young students. A native of Romulus, Michigan, Timko grew up in nearby Plymouth. Her earliest space-related memory dates to the Challenger tragedy in 1986, ...

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Anderson Diabetes program named Top Performer

Anderson Diabetes Center’s Denise Roberts, RD, LD, CDE (left) and Terri Patterson, RN, BSN, CDE are recipients of the Top Performance Award from Vizient Southern States Diabetes Management Collaborative. Vizient Southern States is a membership alliance for non-profit health care providers. Anderson Regional Medical Center received a Top Performance Award for its overall score on reductions in patient readmissions, average ...

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Stennis employee Beech

Stennis Space Center employee Mike Beech of Carriere was recognized by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Beech is a manufacturing engineer for Aerojet Rocketdyne at Stennis. He was honored for his outstanding performance in supporting the development, modification, assembly and testing of the RS-25 engine.

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Kinds named vice-president elect for state’s National Organization for Student Success chapter

A Mississippi Valley State University staff member was selected to serve as vice president for a state organization dedicated to ensuring student success. MVSU’s Director of Developmental Studies and Academic Support Larry D. Kinds, Sr. was named vice-president elect for the Mississippi Chapter of the National Organization for Student Success (formerly Mississippi Association for Developmental Education) last week. Kinds was ...

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Renasant promotes Spearman to Executive Vice President

Renasant announced that Stacy Spearman was named Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director for the Renasant Financial Services Division of Renasant Bank. In his continued capacity with Renasant, Spearman will lead Renasant’s team of investment and wealth management advisors to assist clients in meeting their financial and investment goals. Spearman received his BBA in Banking and Finance from the ...

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Johnson named Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Quarter

Renea Johnson, a Chronic Care Management nurse with the Quality Management department, has been chosen Hattiesburg Clinic’s Employee of the Third Quarter. Johnson has been with the clinic less than a year and has already made an impact through her work with patients. As a CCM nurse, Johnson is responsible for calling patients who have chronic medical conditions each month ...

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Stennis employee Mirandy

Stennis Space Center employee Jim Mirandy of Bay St. Louis was recognized by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Mirandy is a safety engineer with Bastion Technologies at Stennis. He was honored for exemplary support of the Stennis Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate in displaying dedication, knowledge and passion for the ...

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Carey Wright named to National Assessment Governing Board

State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright is one of seven national leaders selected to serve on the National Assessment Governing Board. The appointees will help set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card. NAEP offers to the public and to education policymakers at the national, state and local levels, objective data ...

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Butler Snow named one of America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms by Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine has named Butler Snow one of America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms of 2019. The firm was also named “most recommended for” labor and employment law. The inaugural list, created in partnership with market research company Statista, consists of 243 top U.S. corporate law firms based on the survey responses from 2,500 lawyers. Each survey participant was able ...

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